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With attainable merit-based institutional and entrance scholarships, a plethora of Finlandia-only scholarship opportunities, unique tuition initiatives aimed at easing budgetary concerns, and a financial aid team that goes above and beyond to help each student, Finlandia strives to make college affordable.


We have partners and donors all over the world helping to make Finlandia University affordable for future students. Our scholarship offerings include a new $4,000 grant available to students graduating from high schools in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and [...]

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Applications are accepted at any time, and acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis. To assure your full consideration for financial aid opportunities, please refer to the financial aid priority dates listed in the Financial Aid section of the website.

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January 27, 2016

Four reasons to get a degree in international business

As the world has globalized, more small- and medium-sized businesses have the potential to do business internationally. Many are already there. However, many of these companies also lack the expertise needed to operate successfully in the global marketplace. With a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Business from Finlandia’s International School of Business, you’ll have the advantage you need to land a job in a crowded marketplace. Below we lay out the reasons why.

Organizations need professionals with expertise in international [...]

September 2, 2015

Finlandia sees 25 percent increase in incoming class

For the second straight year Finlandia University is welcoming in a bigger incoming group of students than the year before. This year the jump is 25 percent. At 287 students, it’s the second largest incoming group in school history.

“Our campus is buzzing with activity right now,” Vice President for Institutional Advancement Lenny Klaver said. “We’re honored that these students are choosing Finlandia University for their education, and we cannot wait to see what they accomplish while here.”

Overall enrollment at the [...]

Julia Physical Therapist Assistant Student
March 15, 2015

Meet Julia, PTA student at Finlandia University

MEET Julia

Hometown: Dollar Bay, Michigan

Class: Freshman

Major: Physical Therapist Assistant 

It’s all in the family

Finlandia University was always a place Julia had thought about. It’d be hard for her not to have thought about it, she had three sisters and her mother graduate from the university that is about five miles from where she grew up in Dollar Bay.

“My three sisters that came here for nursing all had good experiences, and my mom came here also. She said this school is really [...]

Liberal Arts Senior Brittney
February 23, 2015

Meet Brittney, Liberal Arts Senior at Finlandia

MEET Brittney

Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska

Class: Senior

Major: Liberal Studies

Putting “Student” into “Student Athlete”

Brittney flew into Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula as a high school senior, and immediately fell in love with it. It offered her exactly the kind of atmosphere she wanted: A small campus with a personal touch. This is the place she was going to come to play NCAA Division III hockey.

Plus, the university offered her a really unique outdoor experience with some of the snowboarding, snowmobiling, downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, hiking and kayaking [...]

Jordan Finlandia ISB with Steve Nordstrom
February 1, 2015

Meet Jordan, Finlandia Business Student


Meet Jordan

Hometown: Ishpeming, Michigan

Class: Freshman

Major: Business

The Entrepreneural Spirit

For Jordan, Finlandia offered the perfect mix of everything he needed: A place to grow his entrepreneurial spirit, while continuing to play the game he loves. Plus, he’s less than two hours from home, meaning visiting his family, or making a quick trip to the hunting camp, are options whenever he wants to.

In his first semester, he realized the Finlandia experience was something special. He spread the word, and this semester, his brother joined him.

“Me [...]

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